Loretta Sanchez

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    August 1, 2014

    This Week In Food: Hatch Chiles, Hopscotch's Kitchen Walkout, and Shattering Craft Whisky Dreams

    You better read this dining digest or I will stick a fork in you! Just kidding :) But let's take a look at what happened this week... Edwin went to PokiNometry in Anaheim for his food review. Then he continued our countdown of the Weekly's favorite dishes with the 10-item plate at Thuan Kieu Noodle ... More >>

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    July 15, 2014

    Loretta Sanchez Painted as a Net Neutrality Foe

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez is catching heat for essentially saying she opposes net neutrality "to protect Latinos." The Garden Grove Democrat has joined fellow Latino Members of Congress Albio Sires (D-New Jersey) and Henry Cuellar (D-Texas) in signing a letter penned by Rep. Gene Green (D-Texas) to supp ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2014

    An Open Letter to Loretta Sanchez by the Orange County Dream Team

    Here at OC Weekly, we're a proud Aztlanista front, so we're more than happy to run the following open letter by the Orange County Dream Team, that amazing group of undocumented students and their supporters who have been advocating for amnesty for (relative) ages. Their target this time around? Thei ... More >>

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    April 16, 2013

    OC Deputies Union Gives to Boston Victims, Reward Funds and Lobbies Sanchez to Boost Homeland Security Dollars for Local Agencies

    The Association of Orange County Deputy Sheriffs (AOCDS) has contributed to a fund for victims of the Boston terror attacks and to the reward for the capture of whoever planted the bombs. But the Santa Ana-based AOCDS wants to loosen up even more funding, calling on Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Gr ... More >>

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    March 25, 2013

    Orange County DREAM Team Kicks Off a Week of Action Calling for Inclusive Legalization

    While everyone in DC and their local apologists dithers about "comprehensive immigration reform," the Orange County Dream Team (OCDT), as usual, is taking action. Calling clearly for an 'inclusive legalization process,' the DREAMers are revving up for an ambitious week of action as the national deba ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    [UPDATED with More Details:] Bubba Watch 2012: Bill Clinton Reportedly Coming to Irvine Tuesday

    See the update at the end of this post with more details on Bill Clinton's visit to Irvine.ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 19, 2:46 P.M.: Bill Clinton is reportedly coming back to Orange County.The 42nd president of these United States is said to be attending a post-(final, thank God)-debate rally somewhere on ... More >>

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    May 18, 2011

    Loretta Sanchez Memoir is a Dud, Selling For a Penny

    Perhaps Sanchez should have used a different book cover​A newspaper reported this week that the 2008 published memoir written by Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and her sister has earned them "nothing."Ouch.According to the Washington, D.C.-based Roll Call, Linda Sanchez--Loretta's sis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2010

    Van Tran Move Makes Sacramento Bee's "Worst" List

    Van Tran ​There's no doubt that three months before the November election polling showed Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez might be in danger of losing to Little Saigon state Assemblyman Van Tran.To thwart Tran's potential rise, Sanchez--already known as a tireless campaigner--doubled he ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2010

    Santa Ana's Most Famous Cat Gets A Holiday Tribute

    Gretzky​Loretta Sanchez may have won what was her most precious election victory in November, but the divorced Santa Ana congresswoman also suffered a great loss: her dear, 19-year-old feline companion, Gretzky.Gretzky--a fine white-haired cat with bedroom eyes--became famous because Sanchez inclu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 2, 2010

    Van Tran Filed Inaccurate Pre-Election Disclosure Reports

    Tran: Oops​In his energetic but losing attempt to unseat Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Little Saigon state Assemblyman Van Tran under reported pre-election money pouring into his campaign, according to amended financial disclosure reports filed at the Federal Election Commission (FEC).Size of the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 23, 2010

    Rep. Loretta Sanchez Blasts North Korea and Backs Vietnam Human Rights Sanctions Act

    ​Rep. Loretta Sanchez (D-Garden Grove) has issued a statement condemning North Korea for firing dozens of artillery shells at South Korea's Yeonpyeong Island, killing two South Korean soldiers and wounding 15.The freshly reelected congresswoman, who is the ranking female member on the House Armed ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 11, 2010
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    November 5, 2010

    Some Music to Listen to While the Loretta Sanchez-Van Tran Race Gets Decided

    ​Most any rational commentator has called the 47th Congressional District race for incumbent Loretta Sanchez, but hold on to your Gretsky, Lo-Lo! The Orange County Registrar of Voters say they still need to go through about 30,000 more votes in the district, and betcha bánh mìs to tortas that ch ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 28, 2010
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    October 24, 2010

    Sunday News Notes: Reg Slams Loretta Sanchez

    ​Local news highlights include:Register against Loretta Sanchez but drags out marijuana stanceThe editorial staff of the OC Register has declared itself for congressional candidate Van Tran, a Republican; U.S. Senate candidate Carly Fiorina, a Republican; and Whitman, yep, a Republican. "From our ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2010

    Orly Taitz Endorses Van Tran and Sharron Angle, Chills With Eric Cantor and Chris Cox

    ​If you've been sitting on the sidelines of this year's election campaigns, waiting for advice from someone you know and trust so as to figure out who to vote for... you're going to be kept waiting. In other news, though, Orly Taitz, the Laguna Niguel dentist and lawyer whose big hobby is suing Ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​News highlights include:Meg Whitman's cash is buying her second placeCathleen Decker of the LA Times reports that new polling shows Jerry Brown gaining a "slight edge" over Meg Whitman and that Barbara Boxer has "opened a wider margin over GOP nominee Carly Fiorina in the race for U.S. Senate. ... More >>

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    September 22, 2010

    Van Tran Goes Positive . . . Almost

    Christopher VictorioAssemblyman Van Tran​For those of you wondering if Van Tran's campaign would be based solely on negative attacks featuring Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez as a Democratic bimbo/whore, the answer came today in mail boxes.Tran, the Little Saigon state assemblyman who face term limi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2010

    Has Loretta Sanchez Created a "Big Bugaboo" in Vietnam?

    Protected worker?​A highly successful American businessman who lives in Hanoi says that Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez and Iowa Senator Tom Harkin have "overblown" the need for worker rights in Communist-run Vietnam, according to a July 13 Voice of American (VOA) article."From my ... More >>

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    July 11, 2010

    Sunday News Notes

    ​Sunday highlights from the local media include:NEW MOONINGThe annual mooning of Amtrak train passengers happened yesterday in Laguna Hills and the OC Register was there to take pictures and video of the "nearly 100" participants. For the front page of the local section story, the Reg published a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2010

    Does Loretta Sanchez Have "Retaliatory Hands"?

    Doesn't fear a tan​Poor Tan Nguyen. The only folks who pay attention to his perennial congressional campaigns are apparently in the local U.S. Attorney's office. Worse, nowadays Nguyen is proving better at collecting criminal charges than votes.According to Martin Wisckol at the OC Regis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2010

    Tan Nguyen's Latino Voter Suppression Case Inching To Trial

    Nguyen to Latinos: Voting can be "dangerous"​In 2006, then five-term Orange County Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez faced yet another pathetic Republican challenger, Tan Nguyen, a candidate who equated plastering his campaign placards on every stick, fence and pole in the district with some sort of v ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2010

    Racist OC Register Fustercluck of the Day

    ​ Headline: Former Challenger to Rep. Sanchez Battles ChargesComment: Hey, if you want to defend those morons go ahead. Thats why we should [sic]* even pay for schools for any of those mexicans, illegal or not. They should all go back to their country. And if they don't we should put them in immig ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Sanchez Opponent Says the Congresswoman Has Wrong Priorities

    Pham, left, and ex-Gov. Pete Wilson​"If I were serving on the House Armed Services Committee, I would focus more on pressing issues such as the training of Afghan forces and the recent [sex] scandal aboard the USS James E. Williams."--Quang X. Pham, the Orange County businessman and ex-Marine who ... More >>

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    June 24, 2009

    One Single Wish at DREAM Team Graduation

    Photo by Christopher VictorioMarch of the graduates.UPDATED WITH LINK TO SLIDESHOW...Last night's bittersweet mock graduation ceremony for students caught in the horrible, perpetual limbo of being educated, bright and ready to work, but denied the chance to because of their illegal immigration statu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    OC Toilet-to-Tap Plan Wins Funding in Omnibus Package

    Included in the land- and water-conserving Omnibus Public Land Management Act signed into law today by President Obama is a bill providing $6 million in federal funding to help finance future phases of the Orange County Groundwater Replenishment Project--a.k.a. the "toilet to tap plan." The pr ... More >>

  • News

    August 28, 2008
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    May 9, 2007

    Goofy: Why Are the Feds Giving Disneyland Special Anti-Terrorism Protection?

    KNBC's Chuck Henry recently scooped everyone with this: Oddly, the only two commercial properties in the U.S. that have gained federal no-fly-zone status after 9/11 are Disneyland in Anaheim and Disneyworld in Orlando. The play parks won the favor just days after President George W. Bush invaded Ira ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2006

    Where's Loretta?

    Rebecca Schoenkopf reporting from . . . ORANGE, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 441--The beer is Heineken, the food Mexican, the lights fluorescent. A couple hundred people, very happy--and sitting. Sitting. And we're young. And so, thinking Loretta Sanchez's invite-only party ... More >>

  • Columns

    October 26, 2006

    Diary of a Mad County

    Oct. 18 - Oct. 24

  • News

    October 26, 2006

    The New Bob Dornan

    Tan Nguyen channels the spirit of OC's favorite congressman

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    October 24, 2006

    Attention, Defenders of Tan Nguyen

    Many of you, including KFI-AM 640's garrulous JohnKen and idiot John Ziegler (we'll never forgive Ziegler for his unceremonious swipe at us Coast to Coast listeneners) keep insisting Tan "Hate The Republicans, Love their Candidacy" Nguyen had a legitimate reason to send out his infamous letter to La ... More >>

  • Columns

    April 24, 2003
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    January 2, 2003
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    November 21, 2002

    Point and Laugh!

    Our post-election guide to the scoundrels of Campaign 2002

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    December 20, 2001


    Everyones a racist! Oh, yes, you are!

  • News

    November 30, 2000

    Bush League

    Reg conveniently forgets it once supported ballot recounts

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    January 27, 2000
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    October 28, 1999
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    September 23, 1999
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    March 18, 1999

    Guerrilla in the Midst

    The man behind the human-rights rhetoric

  • Columns

    December 3, 1998
  • News

    August 27, 1998

    The Loser Wins

    How Bob Dornan turned political defeat into a financial windfall for his family

  • Columns

    August 13, 1998

    Bowling for Dullards

    Scowling, butt-grinding guy is on the loose

  • News

    March 19, 1998

    Homosexual Hit Man

    Bob does a Dornan on OCN

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    February 12, 1998
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    November 20, 1997

    Onward Christian Gay-Bashers

    It's hip to be intolerant at religious gatherings

  • News

    May 1, 1997

    Jerque Du Soleil

    Bob Dornan's Circus Comes to SoCal and Leaves Once More Without Making Its Case

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    January 9, 1997

    The Mexican No-Show Show

    Bob Dornan, the Times and an 18-Vote 'Scandal'

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